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United States / 23-06-2017

Homeless man accused of Stamford swastika incident sent to hospital

Homeless man accused of Stamford swastika incident sent to hospital

Robin Spearman, 58, a homeless man charged with a hate crime for smearing a swastika with his feces outside the Rich Forum Media Center has been sent to the hospital for a ...

United States / 20-06-2017

San Francisco State University fosters antisemitism, lawsuit alleges

San Francisco State University fosters antisemitism, lawsuit alleges

A group of Jewish students and local residents have sued San Francisco State University, saying administrators foster an antisemitic environment.    The lawsuit filed Monday accuses school officials of encouraging hostility toward Jews. It cites ...

Brazil / 15-06-2017

Indictment filed in antisemitic harassment case

Indictment filed in antisemitic harassment case

The public prosecution in Brazil received and accepted a complaint against an Italian named Fabrizio Trinchero, who made an antisemitic slur toward a Brazilian Jew named Leonardo Rabinovitch at the ...

United States / 15-06-2017

Major US academic body ratifies anti-boycott resolution

Major US academic body ratifies anti-boycott resolution

The Modern Language Association ratified a resolution opposing academic boycotts of Israel in a vote by its members, drawing praise from the Jewish state, which called it a major blow ...

Germany / 14-06-2017

Germany’s largest paper posts ‘censored’ antisemitism film online

Germany’s largest paper posts ‘censored’ antisemitism film online

The Bild paper on Tuesday posted on its website a film believed to be have been censored by the Franco-German TV outlet ARTE because it show Islamic-animated antisemitism and Jew-hatred in all walks ...

Switzerland / 14-06-2017

Swiss Parliament Vote to Bring Landmark Change to NGO Funding

The resolution passed today in the Swiss Council of States will have a dramatic effect on government funding to non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The final vote today follows three years of NGO Monitor publications and ...

Hungary / 13-06-2017

Hungary hands over to Germany wanted neo-Nazi evading prison

Hungary hands over to Germany wanted neo-Nazi evading prison

Hungarian police say they have handed over to German authorities a neo-Nazi who fled Germany to avoid a prison sentence for Holocaust denial and antisemitic incitement.  Horst Mahler was detained in the western ...

Britain / 11-06-2017

Luton councillor Aysegul Gurbuz resigns antisemitic tweets

Luton councillor Aysegul Gurbuz resigns antisemitic tweets

A Labour councillor suspended from the party over antisemitic comments on her Twitter account has resigned.  Luton councillor Aysegul Gurbuz said messages claiming Hitler was the "greatest man in history" made when she ...

United States / 11-06-2017

Kansas Senate passes bill blocking contracts with Israel boycotters

Kansas Senate passes bill blocking contracts with Israel boycotters

Companies that boycott Israel wouldn’t be able to do business with the state of Kansas under a bill approved by the Senate on Saturday.  House Bill 2409 prohibits state government from contracting with companies ...

Britain / 11-06-2017

Images released in relation to antisemitic arson attacks

Images released in relation to antisemitic arson attacks

Detectives have released images as part of their investigation into two arson attacks at restaurants in Prestwich.  Police in Bury have launched an investigation and detectives believe the attacks are linked, and are treating ...

Belgium / 08-06-2017

Belgian court upholds jail term for antisemitic comedian

Belgium’s top court Wednesday upheld a two-month jail term imposed on French comedian Dieudonne over racist and antisemitic remarks, Belga news agency said. Dieudonne M’Bala M’Bala, who has faced similar cases ...

United States / 08-06-2017

University panel orders student govt. reps to apologize for Passover BDS vote

University panel orders student govt. reps to apologize for Passover BDS vote

Student government representatives were ordered to apologize after they held meetings during Passover to discuss divestment from Israel.  The decision came from the Student Judiciary arm of the Associated Students of Madison, the university ...

Germany / 08-06-2017

German mayor cancels BDS events due to antisemitism

German mayor cancels BDS events due to antisemitism

Mayor Jürgen Krogmann of the northern German city of Oldenburg pulled the plug Wednesday on two events slated to call for boycott of the Jewish state.    The events were canceled because of concerns ...

Hungary / 07-06-2017

Hungarian court orders neo-Nazi's extradition to Germany

Hungarian court orders neo-Nazi's extradition to Germany

A Hungarian court on Tuesday ordered the extradition of a neo-Nazi who fled Germany to avoid a prison sentence for Holocaust denial and antisemitic incitement.  Horst Mahler was apprehended May 15 in the western ...

United States / 06-06-2017

Haley says US may leave UNHRC, warns against anti-Israel bias

Haley says US may leave UNHRC, warns against anti-Israel bias

The Trump administration gave formal notice on Tuesday that it is reviewing its participation in the U.N. Human Rights Council and called for reforming the body to eliminate its "chronic ...

United States / 06-06-2017

Jewish actor tweets ‘FU BDS’ following box office success of ‘Wonder Woman’ movie starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot

Jewish actor tweets ‘FU BDS’ following box office success of ‘Wonder Woman’ movie starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot

A Jewish actor who stars on the hit television series “Scandal” posted a defiant message to BDS supporters on Twitter on Sunday following a successful opening weekend for the “Wonder Woman” film. Joshua Malina, who plays ...

Britain / 05-06-2017

Kent police arrests two teenagers following outcry over failure to assist young Jewish family attacked by stone-throwers

Kent police arrests two teenagers following outcry over failure to assist young Jewish family attacked by stone-throwers

Kent Police has arrested two males aged 16 and 18 following an outcry over their failure to deploy officers when a young Jewish family enjoying the seaside at Minster beach on the Isle of ...

03-06-2017

School year ends with BDS defeats on campus but more anti-Israel intimidation. Mainstreaming of BDS supporters as deans and administrators suggests challenges to come

School year ends with BDS defeats on campus but more anti-Israel intimidation. Mainstreaming of BDS supporters as deans and administrators suggests challenges to come

By Alex Joffe  The spring semester ended with several BDS resolutions being defeated in student governments, usually after many hours of debate. The ability of defeat BDS resolutions in open debates contrasts with ...

Israel / 02-06-2017

New online: A website dedicated to consolidating the fight against Israel’s delegitimization

New online: A website dedicated to consolidating the fight against Israel’s delegitimization

The website 4IL - a website whose name was coined by a pun that means "for Israel" is now available online and will enable millions of Israel's supporters worldwide to ...

01-06-2017

EU parliament adopts new antisemitism definition

EU parliament adopts new antisemitism definition

The recent rise in antisemitism across the EU requires more and stronger action, the European Parliament said in a resolution adopted at its plenary session in Brussels. The resolution endorses the working definition ...

Sweden / 01-06-2017

Sweden launches program to fight holocaust denial and antisemitism

Sweden launches program to fight holocaust denial and antisemitism

With surveys showing “lots of Swedish Jews are afraid of showing their Jewishness,” Stockholm has stepped up efforts to teach about the Holocaust as a means of fighting against antisemitism, the director of ...

Ireland / 01-06-2017

Man jailed over threat to 'cut heads off Jews'

Man jailed over threat to 'cut heads off Jews'

A man who warned his French housemates that recent Isil terror attacks in France were "excellent" and that Jews should be beheaded was jailed for five years.  Dutch national Shmael Heirouche (40) appeared ...